French City Fights the Removal of Statue

David Vives
By David Vives
September 22, 2022France
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In Western France, a statue of Saint Michael might be removed from a park after a court’s decision on the suit brought on by an anticlerical group claiming that the statue with religious connotations should not be in a public space. But local groups and the City Hall of Les Sables-d’Olonne are challenging the verdict and refuse to comply. A local political leader says it’s a matter of defending France’s culture and traditions.

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